Famous Deaths in September 1974

  • Sep 3 Harry Partch, American composer (Oedipus), dies at 73
  • Sep 4 Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
  • Sep 4 Marcel Achard, French playwright (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
  • Sep 4 Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884)
  • Sep 6 Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
  • Sep 6 Otto Kruger, American actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
  • Sep 8 Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
  • Sep 9 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • Sep 11 Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
  • Sep 14 Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Sleeping Beauty, Follow the Leader), dies at 66
  • Sep 14 Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • Sep 14 Warren Hull, American actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies from heart failure at 71
  • Sep 18 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • Sep 19 Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), dies at 71
  • Sep 20 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88

Person of interestJacqueline Susann

Sep 21 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53

  • Sep 21 Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, American comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68
  • Sep 23 Gerhard Nebel, German writer, dies at 70
  • Sep 23 Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24

Person of interestCoco the Clown

Sep 25 Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], Russian-born British clown, dies at 73

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • Sep 25 William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies
  • Sep 27 Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907)
  • Sep 28 Raymond Largay, American actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
  • Sep 29 John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72
  • Sep 30 Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor